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If you haven’t already heard, let us be the first to inform you — Amazon is back with another major deals event, the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale. On Oct. 11 and 12, the retailer will be offering thousands of markdowns on everyday essentials, holiday splurges and everything in between.

Like July’s Prime Day event, the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale offers Prime members exclusive savings across all categories. Here at Underscored, we’re expecting major savings during the fall Prime Day event, and we’ll be here to help our readers navigate the frankly overwhelming number of deals come Oct. 11 — alerting you to deals on products we’ve tested firsthand as well as our editors’ favorites, viral products and can’t-miss savings.

You have a few weeks to build your wish list for the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale, but the event’s first deals have already dropped. Below, browse these early offerings — we’ll be updating this page as new deals arrive, so it’s not a bad idea to bookmark.

Tech and appliance deals

The Wyze smart plug earned our top spot in testing thanks to its compact power. Plus, it supports a bunch of great features including Alexa connectivity and easy automations.
Our editors’ favorite smart garage controller, the Chamberlain MyQ, is reliable and easy to install, and it’s an excellent value for a gadget that’ll give you peace of mind.
We named the Eero 6 mesh router as your best bet when opting for a mesh router. Since then, Amazon has updated the router, and the new E6 supports faster speeds on more devices. Now $80 off, the router is seeing its first discount ever.
This limited-time bundle offers the opportunity to try out Amazon Music while snagging Amazon’s most popular smart home device essentially free of cost. Regularly $49.99, the Echo Dot is the entry point into a smart home or even into a smart ecosystem.
The best way to back up your data is with an external drive. Keep everything safe with our premium pick for the best external harddrive from Sandisk. The durable build of this model offers protection from drops of up to 6.5 feet, making it perfect for on-the-go use.
The Kindle Paperwhite boasts a lightweight design and a glare-free screen with adjustable warmth to reduce strain on your eyes. Waterproof and equipped with a super-long-lasting battery, the Paperwhite is the perfect vacation accessory to pore over all your favorite beach reads — or the ideal nightstand companion.
We named the Ring Alarm Pro the best home security system in our testing — not only is it the most seamless to set up and customize with a range of add-ons, but it offers features that other systems can’t match.
Prime members can get Amazon’s subscription music streaming service free for four months right now. Regularly $8.99 per month, Amazon Music offers over 90 million songs at your fingertips.
Sony makes some of the best headphones you can buy — shop these models at a nice discount now, whether you’re looking for a nice WFH pair or something to block out the noise on your commute.

Home deals

The iRobot Roomba j7+, one of our favorite Roomba models, is certainly a splurge, but it’s got all the bells and whistles you need for squeaky-clean floors, including a self-empty base.
Our top pick for hot yoga, the Maduka Pro, is just shy of its lowest price we’ve tracked on Amazon. Regular hot yoga practitioners can rely on the Manduka Pro Yoga Mat to withstand the sheer amount of sweat produced in one sweltering hot yoga class.
Sleep soundly on a brand-new mattress from the beloved DTC brand Casper. Right now, you can score up to 26% off a mattress in a variety of sizes and models, no matter your sleep preferences.
The Pure Enrichment MistAire Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier earned our top pick for bedrooms during our humidifier testing. The machine makes virtually no noise, perfect for light sleepers, and has a night light function and automatic shutoff.
Combat the effects of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) with a light therapy lamp like this one from Circadian Optics. It’s sturdy, well designed, easy to use and bright — and its nonslip bottom should be standard among all SAD lamps.
Whether you want to give your furry friend a new bed and some delicious treats — or you need some supplies to clean up after an accident on the carpet — this sale has got you covered.
Within the ecosystem of Cricut machines, the Maker 3 is the most powerful, thanks to its wide range of capabilities. The Maker 3 is also smarter than ever, meaning you can connect to iOS and Android to take your creativity to the next level.

Kitchen deals

There’s no doubt about it: Nugget ice is the best type of ice. And now you can get this coveted ice type at home with a GE Opal Nugget Ice Maker, now seeing up to a 19% discount.
Calphalon’s quality nonstick cookware is up to 48% off right now. These space-saving pots and pans are a versatile addition to any kitchen.
Grubhub Membership
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If you find yourself too exhausted to cook after a long day, you know that ordering in delivery is quite the treat. Right now you can score a Grubhub+ membership free for one year. Grubhub+ gives shoppers unlimited $0 delivery fees as well as other perks.
Upgrade your smoothie game with a top-of-the-line blender from Vitamix, the maker of our favorite luxury blender. A variety of colors and models are up to 18% off right now.

Fashion and beauty deals

Keep your hair out of the way with a chic claw clip. These ones are jumbo sized, so they’ll work for a variety of hair types and updos. Choose from a variety of colors and get four clips for under $10.
These super-cute cat socks are half off right now. They make a great stocking stuffer for all the feline lovers in your life.